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  1. Program fails to close the gap for Aboriginal education in NSW: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    A multi-million-dollar program has failed to improve academic outcomes for Aboriginal students, a New South Wales Government report has found. In May 2012, the Government allocated more than $60 million to the 'Connected Communities' program for 15 schools in the most disadvantaged areas in remote NSW.

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  2. Kookaburra unveil modified pink ball for day-night testsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Kookaburra has unveiled its new pink ball, earmarked for use in two day-night Tests in Australia next summer, which the manufacturer hopes will ease visibility concerns aired by batsmen after the historic Adelaide Test under lights. The latest incarnation, with black stitching rather than white and green, was shipped to state teams on Monday before its use in a round of Sheffield Shield matches starting on Sunday.

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  3. 11-year-old Australian murder accused to seek bailRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Nerve News

    An 11-year-old Australian boy accused of participating in a murder has planned to apply for bail, a court heard on Tuesday. Appearing before Perth Children's Court, the boy's defence counsel said they would make a formal request for the magistrate to grant bail when the accused next is presented before the court on February 17, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  4. Forget the cricket, PM the master sledgerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    To celebrate the occasion and the rare display of Black Caps sledging Australians, John Key dedicated much of his speech at the start of Parliament to sledging his own opponents. Photos / Getty Images John Key is not renowned for his modesty, but the Prime Minister may have gone too far in crediting the Black Caps' win over Australia on Monday to the National-led Government.

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  5. Market Close: NZ shares join global selloff; Xero, Orion, Anz declineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    New Zealand shares fell after the long weekend, catching up on a global selloff amid concerns global growth may be faltering. Xero and Orion Health Group were among decliners, while Coats Group rose.

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  6. Extremely rare baby albino turtle found on an Australian beachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    Blink, and you'll miss it. This albino turtle is one of the rarest creatures you'll see in awhile.

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  7. Key, Little in TPP face-offRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Mr Little objected to other countries having a say on New Zealand laws that could affect them but Mr Key said it was no different to Mr Little wanting a say on Australian laws that affected New Zealanders. The Labour leader travelled to Canberra last November to make a submission to a select committee on a law that changed the immigration status of New Zealanders who have been sentenced to a year or more in an Australian prison.

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  8. Hurn says anyone can win flag. Even Essendon?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Australian

    West Coast captain Shannon Hurn says all 18 clubs are a chance of winning the 2016 premiership as it stands. But his Eagles will be feeling more expectation than most after climbing from outside the eight into a grand final in 2015.

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  9. Aussies find more to whinge aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Mercury

    INJURED trio James Faulkner, Aaron Finch and Nathan Coulter-Nile will need to prove their fitness for the World Twenty20 with a Sheffield Shield run out. RUSSELL Packer will make his return to NRL football after being named in the Dragons' starting line-up for the Charity Shield.

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  10. 2015 Sets Record For Most Shark Attacks, With 98 WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    JULY 08: A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. GAINESVILLE, Fla.

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  11. Obama to ask Congress for $1.8 billion to combat Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The Obama administration will ask Congress for $1.8 billion to respond to the Zika virus abroad and prepare for it at home, officials said Monday. ''We must work aggressively to investigate these outbreaks, and mitigate, to the best extent possible, the spread of the virus,'' the administration said in a statement.

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  12. Sollis takes up directorship with Musica VivaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    CANBERRA composer, artistic director of the Griffyn Ensemble and musician, Michael Sollis, has just been announced by Musica Viva as Artistic Director of Education to Australia's largest and most innovative school music education program. Sollis has been ACT Manager with Musica Viva since 2008, and this announcement marks the next stage of his relationship with the company as he steps into what they're calling a "visionary new role".

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  13. Students return after 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    MORE than 60 people from throughout Australia will gather in Terang on Saturday for a 50-year reunion of Terang College's 1966 Form One students. Organiser Gail Cullen said the former students, now aged in their sixties, would be given a tour of the school by deputy principal Kerrin McKenzie followed by an afternoon tea in the school's kitchen garden.

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  14. Sheridan's got talent to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    RAW PASSION: Warrnambool dancer Sheridan Sicely is a member of Raw and Rugged. The dance crew are a wildcard chance of Australia's Got Talent.

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  15. Shoalhaven gathers for asylum seekers | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Coast Register

    Stuart Rees AM, Founder of the Sydney Peace Foundation and Director at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney addressing the crowd. More than 160 Shoalhaven locals came out for a snap event in Nowra on Monday night, voicing their concerns for the welfare of asylum seekers and refugees.

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  16. Zika cases continue to rise in TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Zika surveillance unit has recorded 549 Zika cases up to yesterday, Monday February 8, including seven cases that were confirmed by laboratory blood tests, said Chief Medical Officer for Public Health, Dr Reynold 'Ofanoa this afternoon. So far there are 542 suspected cases and seven confirmed cases of Zika.

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  17. Athletics: Athletics NZ weekly round-up Feb 9Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Nick Willis of New Zealand celebrates after the Men's 1500 metres final at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Photo / Getty Images Jacko Gill stamped his mark on the Big Shot event with a massive opening throw of 20.83m to eclipse the Rio Olympic Games A qualifying standard of 20.50m and better the New Zealand resident record of 20.79m set by Tom Walsh in winning the 2014 national title in Wellington.

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  18. Cricket: No ill-feeling after fiery ODI, insist skippersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Rival skippers Steve Smith and Brendon McCullum have gone on a charm offensive, hosing down speculation of ill-feeling spilling over into the test cricket series starting in Wellington on Friday. Tempers were frayed late in Monday night's final ODI at Seddon Park over the Mitchell Marsh dismissal, a pivotal moment in New Zealand's 55-run win, and with it a 2-1 Chappell-Hadlee series victory.

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  19. Chief of Australian online firm Uglii resigns amid allegations of corporate misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    The chief executive of Australian Internet firm Uglii has resigned as the corporate watchdog ramps up its investigation into allegations the firm engaged in serious corporate misconduct. The resignation of Victorian businessman John Knorr came after Fairfax Media recently revealed how he has repeatedly misled investors - including thousands of Victorians - to generate at least $25 million for his struggling online search firm.

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  20. The tragic farce surrounding offshore detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    In a debate about asylum seekers that turns as much on moral issues as legal ones, it is simply not good enough for the Turnbull government to hide behind legal technicalities. Yet that is what Immigration Minister Peter Dutton did on radio on Tuesday.

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